Archive | July, 2007

VistaView Launching Saber DA-1N1 Dual Tuner PCIe Card

Posted on 23 July 2007 by

Vista View has announced that they will be releasing the Saber DA-1N1-e PCIe dual tuner card this week. The Saber DA-1N1-e is a combination ATSC (digital/HDTV) tuner and ViXs chip hardware encoded analog tuner.

From the press release: Vista View introduces the Saber DA-1N1-Etm PCIe Combo tuner card. This tuner combines the best Analog tuner technology with the best Digital tuner technology. This PCIe tuner card is the almost twin sister of the Saber DA-1N1-I, introduced in mid July.

Both cards give you 2 tuners, 1 Digital and 1 Analog, on one card. On both cards the Analog portion has a high quality ViXS hardware encoder and both are Vista certified. The main difference is that the Saber DA-1N1-E has a PCIe interface and is ATX height. With this addition to the Saber line customers can choose PCIe or PCI and still have the same great quality combo tuner choices.

Read the rest of the VistaView Saber Press Release
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“DVR” added to Merriam & Webster Dictionary!

Posted on 16 July 2007 by

via engadget: “DVR” added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

These are just a few of the 100 words adopted by Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary for its Eleventh Edition. The publisher’s announcement Wednesday also included long-time tech jargon DVR (digital video recorder)

PCAlchemy Launches Newsletter & Apple iPhone contest

Posted on 03 July 2007 by

PCalchemy is giving away an Apple iPhone!

From PCAlchemy’s newly launched newsletter “From time to time we will be announcing some great giveaways. We figured we would start things off with a bang and announce a drawing of a brand-new unopened 8GB iPhone. To qualify you simply need to make a purchase from pcalchemy.com between the dates of 7/1/2007 and 7/15/2007. The iPhone will be shipped UPS Next Day Air on Monday 7/18/2007, so some lucky person will be receiving a free 8GB iPhone on the 19th.”

So if you were planning on picking up a few odds and ends for your pvr, this might be a good week to do it. :D